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Address: les Hauts Boeufs, 37400 Lussault-sur-Loire, France
Phone Number: +33 2 47 23 44 44
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The Grand Aquarium of Touraine offers a special journey from freshwaters to...

The Grand Aquarium of Touraine offers a special journey from freshwaters to oceans. Discover our 10 themed exhibition rooms with original and outstanding scenery, with 60 tanks and over 2 million litres of water.

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My daughter loved it

We had a pleasant afternoon here whilst staying in the vicinity. There were a wide variety of fish on display, including one of the biggest touching sections I've seen in an... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 September 2016
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Manchester, UK
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34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We had a pleasant afternoon here whilst staying in the vicinity. There were a wide variety of fish on display, including one of the biggest touching sections I've seen in an aquarium before - very tame and swimming up to your hands. There was a small play tunnel and a wooden ship as you walked around - I'm not sure... More 

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium de Touraine, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you for your pleasant comment about your visit at the Grand Aquarium de Touraine. You seems to have spend a nice afternoon with your daughter, we are please to see that our efforts to maintain this place are noticeable. More 

London
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I think that this (any aquarium) is one of the best attraction for babies/toddlers. We took our boy (13 months) to the Zoo but the animals are either well hidden or too far away for him to notice them. But in the aquarium you can get really close to the fish and even touch them - this was very cool... More 

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Aline G, Responsable relations publiques at Grand Aquarium de Touraine, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you for your comment about The Grand Aquarium de Touraine, you're right when you say that children can have an happy moment in our site. We try to do our best to make this visit a nice family time. More 

Kent
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81 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We thought it was a really lovely aquarium. We'd been promising our children we'd visit a Sea Life aquarium in England but they're always so busy. The Grand Aquarium was really spacious and informative..every sign was translated into English. So many fish to see and things to learn about the aquatic life in the Loire and beyond. We paid around... More 

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium de Touraine, responded to this review

Dear visitor, thank you for your comment. You and your family seems to have spend a pleasant visit at the Grand Aquarium de Touraine. Situated near Amboise this aquarium show you different kind of fishs. Fishs from the Loire, bu also tropical ones . Adults and children can find their pleasure in our differents zones seeing 60 aquariums. More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The exhibits themselves were good, and a nice variety of fish. But we left quite disappointed... 49€ for 2 adults, a 10 & 4 year old - and we were out within an hour! An obvious choice for visiting on a wet day, or a really hot day when you want to get out of the sun. The highlight was... More 

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium de Touraine, responded to this review

Dear vistor, thank you for your comment, you have seen 60 aquariums during your visit, the average time to visit is 1h30, depending your rythme, somethimes children are more exciting by the end of the tour (tropical waters and sharks) so you do it faster...Our prices haven't change since 3 years, without any public subsidies it's for us the price... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great morning here with our daughters (8&4). Loved seeing the variety of fish and sealife. Well maintained and interesting. Thoroughly recommend.

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium de Touraine, responded to this review

Dear visitor, thank you for your comment, your visit seems to have pleased you, have a nice stay in the Loire Valley . We wish you to see those fishs in Loire. More 

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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Having tasted the wine, eaten the food and visited several chateaux we thought we'd try something different and visited the aquarium. The exhibits showing the fish and habitats on and in the Loire were excellent. There were a great variety of fish not just associated with the Loire but also other freshwater and sea environments. The hands on tanks were... More 

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium de Touraine, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you for your comment. Le Grand aquarium de Touraine is a place to relax and change your point of view about the Loire Valley, a moment to discover what kind of fishs are living next to us. But it's also a place which invit you to an exotic journey ... have a nice stay in Touraine, we... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Visited this attraction and were pleasantly surprised by the extent of its displays. The tanks include all of the fish found in the Loire, including the most enormous cat-fish, and an excellent collection of sea life from other parts of the world. Highlights for us included the display of small jellyfish, the chamber nautiluses, the scorpion fish, a stone fish,... More 

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium de Touraine, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you for your visit and your pleasant comment. Your visit seems to have satisfied you. The Grand Aquarium de Touraine wants to present different types of fishs including those living in the Loire. We hope to see you again at the aquarium, maybe for an other tour on the " Loire à vélo". More 

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The fish they have are well presented and kept our toddlers happy for an hour or so. Some of the fish were scary for our 2 year old, they're large and she didn't like getting close without an adult nearby. The signs are in French and English and the shop is diverting and thankfully small.

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium de Touraine, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you for your comment, the visit at the Grand Aquarium de Touraine is a discovery for children an adults. We are not used to see those fishs living in the Loire. This is why we want to sensibilize our visitors to this life in our river. We wish you a pleasant stay in Touraine. More 

Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

OK for an hour or so. Wouldn't have travelled too far for this aquarium. Good to see the fish that swim in the river and some exhibits were well laid out but overall a bit disappointing

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Aline G, Responsable commercial at Grand Aquarium de Touraine, responded to this review

Dear visitor We thank you for your comment. We are charmed that you liked your visit. The site was created 20 years ago with an aim of presenting the species of the Loire, of most known the most ignored with. The first basins made you discover the species with the birth of the Loire . We hope that your stay... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

We went with our 2&3 year olds and our 3 month old baby, the aquarium starts with marine life from the loire river then moves onto more tropical fish. There's a couple of tunnels and some large displays as well as plenty of little activities for small people. Took a good couple of hours or get round and we could've... More 

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Aline G, Responsable commercial at Grand Aquarium de Touraine, responded to this review

Dear visitor We thank you for your comment. We are charmed that you and your child liked your visit. The site was created 20 years ago with an aim of presenting the species of the Loire, of most known the most ignored with. The first basins made you discover the species with the birth of the Loire in basins accessible... More 

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